2015-16 Successful Applicants


No

Organisation

Funding Description

Funding Amount

1

ACT Tongan Language and Cultural School

To purchase costumes for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival, and assistance towards the radio program and events

$1,500.00

2

Niko Niko Japanese Language Playgroup ACT

to purchase books for library and materials for cutlural workshops

$800.00

3

Indian Cultural & Sports Network

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase costumes

$1,000.00

4

ACT Bilingual Education Alliance

to celebrate and promote the languages and cultures of Canberra at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival.

$1,500.00

5

CJC Nihongo Yochien (CJC Japanese Preschool/ Kindergarten)

to co-host the Japanese Autumn Festival in May 2016

$1,000.00

6

Mandarin for Fun Playgroups

To purchase resources for the Mandarin Language radio program

$500.00

7

Bangla Radio Canberra

towards the running of your radio program, including the purchase of equipment and accessories

$1,300.00

8

The Multicultural Group

for the purchase of materials for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$500.00

9

Treffpunkt German Language Program

for the purchase of resources and costs for your radio program

$1,000.00

10

Polish-Australian Youth Alliance of Canberra

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase costumes, as well as to assist with the organisation of cultural events

$2,500.00

11

Polish Folkloric Dance Group Wielkopolska of Canberra

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase costumes, as well as to assist with the organisation of cultural events

$2,500.00

12

Sol de España Flamenco Spanish Dance Group

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase costumes, as well as participation in the Hispanidad Spanish Festival

$2,500.00

13

Bangla Language and Cultural School

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for the publication of the school magazine

$1,500.00

14

Sene Canberra Incorporated

to conduct research on an education, health and employment study on young Pacific Islander adults in the ACT region by Mr Kwalimu Virobo

$2,500.00

15

Cremeschnitten Chörli

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000.00

16

Indian Seniors Well-Being Group

for the purchase of costumes and equipment for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000.00

17

International Mother Language Movement (IMLM)

for the organisation of Mother Language workshops and events

$4,000.00

18

Hellenic Broadcasting Program

for costs associated with your radio program

$1,300.00

19

Cyprus Radio Program

for costs associated with your radio program

$1,300.00

20

ACT Tibetan Community Inc

for cultural performance in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and organisation of cultural activities such as Losar - Tibetan New Year

$2,000.00

21

ACT Hazara Community Inc

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival, celebration of cultural events and for community radio broadcasts

$2,500.00

22

Sierra Leonean Community In Canberra ACT and Regions

for the organisation of the African Showcase at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$7,000.00

23

Sierra Leone Community In Canberra ACT and Regions

for the purchase of costumes and repair drums for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and celebration of other events

$1,500.00

24

Ethnic Broadcasters Council of the ACT And Surrounding Districts Inc

towards costs associated with your 'Yes She Can' radio program

$500.00

25

Ethnic Broadcasters Council of the ACT & Surrounding Districts Inc

to purchase equipment, CDs and USB sticks for the 'Multi Mix' Program

$480.00

26

Ethnic Broadcasters Council of the ACT & Surrounding Districts Inc

to assist with the broadcasting fees for the Women's 'Yes She Can' and 'the Multimix' Programs

$1,000.00

27

Canberra and District Hungarian Cultural Association Incorporated

to commemorate major Hungarian historical events, observe National Days and  hold cultural and social events

$2,500.00

28

Canberra Islamic School

contribute towards the celebrations of two Holy Eid festivals and the Ramadan Iftaar

$2,500.00

29

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association

participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival, assistance for the Urdu Radio Program and community events

$2,500.00

30

Canberra Chinese Methodist Church in Australia

to participate in the Woden Community Fair

$500.00

31

Karnataka Association of Canberra Inc

towards the celebration of various cultural activities

$1,500.00

32

The Royal Commonwealth Society of the ACT

to celebrate Commonwealth Day in 2016 and for the Public Speaking Competition

$1,500.00

33

India-Australia Association of Canberra Inc

To celebrate Holi festival at stage 88 in Commonwealth park in Canberra

$2,500.00

34

Spielwelt German Parents Association Inc

to organise the annual German Lantern Parade in Canberra

$500.00

35

Baila Chile Folk Dancers Incorporated

to perform in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase new costumes

$1,000.00

36

Canberra Malayalees Association Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and organise other cultural events

$2,000.00

37

Samoa Community in Canberra

& Queanbeyan

to purchase costumes and equipment for participation in the Pacific Islands Showcase in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and support for the community radio program

$2,500.00

38

Pakistan Cultural Association Inc (PCA)

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival, assistance for the Urdu Radio program and celebration of cultural events

$2,500.00

39

Support Asian Women's Friendship Association Inc

to assist with the production of a Multicultural Community Bulletin

$500.00

40

Mauritius Community ACT

to showcase the culture of Mauritius at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and organise a cultural night to promote social harmony

$6,000.00

41

Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT)

to celebrate community harmony day and production of a newsletter

$1,500.00

42

ORIOZ Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase costumes, assistance for the annual newsletter and community events

$2,500.00

43

ACT Chinese Women Cultural Association Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase materials for workshops

$1,000.00

44

Canberra Interfaith Forum

to organise interfaith activities during the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and other events

$2,500.00

45

The Association of the Aged Free Vietnamese in the ACT & Surrounding Districts Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with the publication of the quarterly magazines

$1,500.00

46

Pearl of the Pacific Samoan Cultural & Dance Group Incorporated

to perform at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and purchase costumes and accessories

$2,000.00

47

Royal Society for the Blind

to assist with the production of  general services brochures for the visually impaired in languages other than English

$2,500.00

48

Telugu Association of Canberra

to purchase costumes and participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and celebrate other cultural events

$2,000.00

49

Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and celebrate Bengali New year and other cultural activities

$2,500.00

50

Pacific Island Showcase Association Incorporated

to coordinate the decorations and stalls layout for the Pacific Island Showcase for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with radio broadcasting information sessions for youth

$6,500.00

51

Bodhisattva Kadampa Buddhist Centre

to make a promotional banner and flyers for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$600.00

52

Australia Mon Association Inc

to put on a Mon cultural performance at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and organise a Harmony Day event

$2,500.00

53

St Athanasius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church Inc

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and other cultural activities

$1,500.00

54

Canberra Singapore Club

to celebrate various cultural events

$1,500.00

55

Australian Anglo-Indian Association of Canberra

for participation in the 'India in the City' Showcase at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to contribute towards the Association’s annual Grand Ball

$2,000.00

56

Canberra Telugu Vaani and Samithi Inc

to assist with the Association’s radio program costs

$500.00

57

Chinese Photographic Federation of Australia (CPFA) Incorporated

to purchase photographic resources for use at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$500.00

58

Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia

to celebrate and organise various cultural events

$1,700.00

59

Association for Learning Mandarin in Australia

to celebrate and promote Chinese language, Chinese culture and intercultural understanding

$1,000.00

60

Canberra Islamic Centre

to assist with your radio program and with the Canberra Islamic Centre’s Open Day

$2,000.00

61

Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Canberra Inc

to perform Indian Cultural Dance and Songs at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival, to observe specific International Days and for information dissemination

$2,500.00

62

Learning Filipino Together T/A Filipino Language School of Canberra

to purchase costumes for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with your organisation’s radio program

$1,500.00

63

Australia China Friendship Society ACT Branch

to convene a Lantern Making Workshop and to organise the annual Lantern festival

$1,500.00

64

United Nations Association of Australia (ACT)

to assist towards organising celebrations for the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations

$3,000.00

65

Aussie Forum Incorporated

for the organisation of several forums and a lecture on topical and current issues for the Canberra community

$3,000.00

66

Federation of Chinese Community of Canberra Incorporated

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to celebrate Chinese New Year activities

$2,000.00

67

Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association Incorporated

to purchase costumes and accessories for performances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000.00

68

Das Zentrum Australian-German Institute Inc

to assist with the German games stall, to produce the newsletter and buy resources for the library

$1,500.00

69

Australian Tamil Cultural Society of the ACT Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for the organisation of various cultural events

$2,500.00

70

Republic of South Sudan Australian Community Association Incorporated

to perform cultural dances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for the organisation of community events

$2,500.00

71

ATN Canberra Incorporated

to organise a Continental Dance Festival and for celebration of the Bengali New Year

$2,500.00

72

St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church Canberra

to participate in community festivals and fetes

$1,000.00

73

Bornomala Incorporated

for celebration of Diwali and other Australian national events

$1,500.00

74

ACT Pacific Islands United Council

to coordinate the stage performances at the Pacific Islands Showcase at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival, to provide assistance for the Council’s radio program and for the Pacific Capital Fashion Show

$6,500.00

75

Community Radio 2XX FM Inc

to contribute towards the costs associated

$10,000.00

76

Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra Inc

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to produce the Dante Review newsletter

$1,500.00

77

Federation of Chinese Associations of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Incorporated

to coordinate and present the Chinese New Year celebrations at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$7,000.00

78

Standard Chinese School of Australia (SCSA) Inc

to purchase costumes and equipment for performances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000.00

79

Australian Karen Organisation Inc (ACT Branch)

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to celebrate the Karen New Year and other activities

$1,900.00

80

Gujarati Samaj of ACT

to organise the Navaratri Festival celebration (Garba and Danadia Dance)

$2,500.00

81

Australia-India United Centre Inc

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for other cultural activities

$1,500.00

82

Bong Sanskriti Australia Inc

to showcase Bengali cultural heritage during celebrations of the Bengali New Year

$2,500.00

83

Diwali Mela Inc

to organise the Diwali Mela celebrations and to showcase Indian culture to the community

$6,000.00

84

Canberra Tamil Association

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with the running of the Association’s radio programs

$2,000.00

85

Tongan Association of Canberra

& Queanbeyan

for the purchase of traditional costumes for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000.00

86

Initiatives for Women in Need (IWiN)

to assist with the organisation's newsletter and to organise workshops for women in the South Asian community

$1,170.00

87

Chabad ACT Limited

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and social harmony initiatives

$1,500.00

88

Rajdhani Marathi Mandal (Canberra) Incorporated

to celebrate traditional Indian festivals

$1,000.00

89

Fiji Australia Association of ACT Incorporated

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and assistance towards Fijian cultural performances at Association's Fiji Day

celebrations

$2,000.00

90

Oranjefeest Canberra Inc

to contribute towards the annual 'Orangefest' celebrations

$2,500.00

91

Macedonian Orthodox Church Cultural and Educational Centre

for the purchase of resources for your radio program

$1,300.00

92

ACT Chinese Australian Association Inc

for the purchase of costumes for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival; to assist your radio program and for cultural events

$2,000.00

93

Gilmore Church Inc

to develop leadership skills in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Kids through participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,000.00

94

Bluestar Intercultural Centre

to assist with the organisation of the Centre’s cultural activities

$2,500.00

95

Canberra Multicultural Community Forum Inc

to assist with the production of the 'Multicultural Voice' radio program and the program’s 10th Anniversary celebrations

$1,000.00

96

Mandir Society of Australia Inc

to purchase costumes for performances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to hold a Mandir Open day

$2,000.00

97

Alianza Cultural Latino Americana Inc (ACLA)

to provide assistance for the Latin American Radio program

$1,500.00

98

Australian American Association Canberra Division

to coordinate and present an American Experience extravagaanza showcase at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$7,000.00

99

United Nesian Movement

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for the purchase of costumes and equipment for performances.

$2,000.00

100

Bangladeshi Seniors Club, Canberra Inc

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to celebrate other cultural events

$1,500.00

101

Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara Association of Canberra Incorporated

for Sri Lankan New Year celebrations and to commemorate ‘Vesak’

$2,500.00

102

Thai Media and Cultural of Canberra Association Inc

for the purchase of costumes for the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for assistance for your radio program

$1,000.00

103

Community Ethnic Broadcasters Association of ACT Inc (CEBA)

to contribute to your radio program costs

$1,300.00

104

Integrated Cultures ACT Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and present cultural items from South Asia, assistance for Harmony Radio and purchase equipment

$2,500.00

105

Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and present Punjabi Bhangra and Giddha performances

$2,500.00

106

Canberra Chinese Language Teachers Society (CCLTS) Inc

to purchase costumes for participation at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$500.00

107

Gyongyosbokreta Folkloric Association Incorporated

to purchase boots for cultural performances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with the Hungarian Folk Dance Camp

$2,500.00

108

Australia and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams Inc

for participation in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with Maori cultural workshops

$2,500.00

109

St John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church School

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and showcase Russian cultural heritage

$2,500.00

110

Philippine Australian Association of the ACT and Monaro Region Incorporated

to publish a Newsletter and to celebrate community events

$2,000.00

111

ACT Maori Performing Arts Inc

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and celebrate Matariki (Maori New Year)

$2,000.00

112

Canberra Swiss Club Inc

to purchase resources for the Swiss Radio program and towards the publication of the Newsletter

$1,500.00

113

Italian Language School

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$850.00

114

Australia Nepal Friendship Society Inc

to purchase resources for the Nepali  Radio program and participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,500.00

115

Welcome To Australia

to organise the Kite Festival by the lake and the Walk Together event in Canberra

$7,000.00

116

Spondon Musical Group Canberra Incorporated

to purchase costumes and jewellery for performances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and for the celebration of cultural events

$2,500.00

117

Canberra Multicultural Artists Association Incorporated

to perform Hollywood-Bollywood Fusion dances at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$1,500.00

118

El Salvador Australia Friendship Association

to participate in the 2016 National Multicultural Festival and to assist with the Radio program

$1,000.00

119

Arthritis ACT

to translate and print your organisation's information in five languages

$2,000.00

120

Canberra Muslim Youth Inc & Islamic Society of Belconnen Inc

to assist with your Open Mosque Day

$2,500.00

121

Canberra India Council Inc

to coordinate the 'India in the City' showcase at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$7,000.00

122

Telugu Badi

to purchase costumes and accessories for children's performance at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival

$500.00

  

Total

$260,000.00